• If, on the other hand, intestines make you queasy, try ordering chairo. Chairo, which means “soup” in Aymara, is the signature dish of La Paz. Its main ingredient is chuño, or freeze-dried potato, which gets gussied up with lamb, llama jerky, herbs, and vegetables. We had our chairo with fideo, a Spanish noodle that’s toasted before it’s cooked.

Photography by Szymon Kochański

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